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Scientists Develop Groundnut Resistant to Aflatoxin


The discovery has the potential to drastically improve food safety and reduce losses caused by the contamination from the poisonous carcinogen, aflatoxin.
1-Nov-2017 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DuPont Pioneer and Danforth Center Collaborate to Apply Cutting-edge Technologies to Improve Crops for Smallholder Farmers


The Danforth Center is applying CRISPR-Cas technology to staple food crops such as cassava and sorghum to produce planting materials with improved disease resistance, nutritional value and enhanced resilience to biotic stresses.
17-Oct-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Science Foundation Funds Multi-Institutional Project to Improve Harvests of One of the Most Important Crops in U.S. Agriculture


The collaborative project brings together expertise in molecular genetics, developmental genomics and statistics to meet the food and fuel demands of a growing population.
11-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Department of Energy Awards Danforth Center $16M to Enhance Sorghum for Bioenergy


This project aims to deliver stress-tolerant sorghum lines, addressing DOE's mission in the generation of renewable energy resources.
2-Oct-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Study Lays Foundation of Multi-Environment Quantitative Studies

In a paper published today in PLOS Genetics researchers conducted a high-throughput phenotyping experiment to map genes that regulate plant height in the model bioenergy grass Setaria.
10-Jul-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Edison Agrosciences Licenses Technology From the Danforth Center


Edison Agrosciences has licensed technology from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to enhance its ability to identify high-value gene candidates to improve natural rubber content in crops.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Scientists Discover Gene that Influences Grain Yield


Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have discovered a gene that influences grain yield in grasses related to food crops.
18-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Scientist Receives Awards From American Society of Plant Biologists


ASPB named Blake Meyers, Ph.D. as the recipient of the Charles Albert Shull Award for outstanding contributions in the field of plant biology.
12-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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